News release - 6/8/2012

Published 6/8/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Substitute teacher arrested 
DATE/TIME Wednesday, June 6, 2012 
VICTIM 17-year old male, Oxnard resident 
SUSPECT Vanesssa Tsakrios 7/27/87 Camarillo resident
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On Wednesday, June 6, 2012, officers from Oxnard PD responded to Pacifica High School because of a report that a substitute teacher participated in improper conduct with a 17-year old, male student. The investigation revealed that the adult had been engaging in “sexting” with the juvenile, including sending inappropriate photographs to each other.  
The substitute teacher was identified as 24-year-old Vanessa Tsakrios (7/27/87). She was contacted by detectives from the OPD Family Protection Unit and arrested for 288.3(a) PC, communication with a child with intent to commit improper sexual acts; 647.6(a)(1) PC, child annoying. Tsakrios is in custody at the Ventura County Jail with bail set at $500,000. She is a resident of Camarillo and was arrested in Westlake Village at about 6 p.m. The name of the victim is protected by law. He is an Oxnard resident and attends Pacific High School.
Officials at the Oxnard Union High School District were notified of the arrest.  
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Erica Escalante at (805) 385-7759. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site to submit a tip via text or email.


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